Thomas Cook Pilot Recruitment

Thomas Cook Airlines Pilot Recruitment

Cadets, First Officers & Captains

Company Information

Ceased Trading 24th September 2019

Thomas Cook Airlines (UK) Limited ceased trading on the 24th September 2019.

Thomas Cook Airlines was a British airline based in Manchester, England. It served leisure destinations worldwide from its main bases at Manchester and Gatwick Airport. It also operates services from eight other bases around the United Kingdom.

Thomas Cook Airlines was part of the airline division of the Thomas Cook Group, which consists of three more sister airlines, all of which have a joint fleet management: Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia, German based Condor and Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics.

The airline held a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority Type A Operating Licence, permitting it to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats.

It was formed by the rebranding of JMC Air in 2003. Following the merger of the MyTravel Group with Thomas Cook in 2008, Thomas Cook Airlines UK Ltd was merged with MyTravel Airways.

Pilot Bases:

  • Belfast
  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Cardiff
  • East Midlands
  • Glasgow
  • London Gatwick
  • London Luton (2017)
  • London Stansted
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle

Current Fleet:

  • 25 x Airbus A321-200
  • 6 x Airbus A330-200
  • 2 x Boeing 757-300

Salary and Benefits:

  • Captain year 1 – £86000 per annum approx plus duty pay
  • First Officer year 1 £41000 per annum approx plus duty pay


Current Recruitment:

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